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: the third tool is a free online web browser for kids called cocoon for klaas kids. the lamar family told us it's difficult to speculate but they feel some of these tools could have possibly prevented or helped them in sierra's case. antolin garcia has been charged with her murder. but the family is frustrated because the courts are moving so slow. they are still looking for sierra. we're told 40 to 50 people still show up here to look for her. jag ktvu channel 2 news. >>> students from sandy hook elementary are wrapping up their first day back pat school since the shooting at newtown. the students are attending classes in the neighboring town of monroe which has been converted and renamed sandy hook elementary. the school has been outfitted with rugs and furniture from the original sandy hook, even the school's pet turtle was relocated. one returning student said he would make a great mascot. >> our motto that could go with it is one step at a time. >> i think them getting on the bus is -- for us it's a movement forward. i think a lot of us are looking forward. this is the next step. >> cou
la vega was first on the scene and you have more details on why this is being called suspicious, janine de la vega >> we're having a little bit of problem with janine de la vega out there, but she will have an update in just a little bit. meantime, today, de la salle's high school legendary head football coach is expected to make a big announcement. brian flores is in concord this morning where the coach is expected to step down. brian. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, there are great high school football teams, there are great high school football programs and there are legendary programs and for coach bob ladouceur, he has created one of those legendary programs and after 34 years of coaching he may step down today. that's what's being reported. whether that means retirement it's unclear at this point but it's being widely reported that it will happen today. the school issued a press release saying there will be a press conference this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. they did not specifically mention retirement but stating that it would provide some type of information about the future
. if you have any information you're asked to call san jose police. reporting live janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a five hour police stand off came to a peaceful end in san francisco stretch monday district. neighbors called police after they heard gunshots inside an apartment yesterday afternoon. when officers arrived, they saw bullet hole in the front door and heard a man screaming. that prompted them to call out a swat team and hostage negotiator. the man inside surrendered. he's under going a mental evaluation. >>> one teenager still missing from a detention facility. 17-year-old walked away from the orin allen youth rehabilitation center. teenager is dried as latino about six feet tall 165 pounds. he was last seen wearing an orange jump suit and black sweatshirt. authorities city not to -- authorities say not to approach the teenager but call police. >>> not everyone is happy with the marin county gun buy back program even though 827 weapons were collected. it was so successful organizers ran out of cash an hour after it began. the line outside novato police headquarters
are not sure if all of that is related in this stabbing but we do have a call into police and we will have more information if it becomes available. reporting live janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> in the meantime san jose police are investigating the first homicide of 2013, why one neighbor who called 911 is now worried about her own safety. >>> a man is accused of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. here is more on what the victim's family is saying about the attack, alex? >> reporter: the mother of three is hospitalized this morning with severe burns to her chest and face. police say her boyfriend set her on fire following an argument and this morning he is still on the run. according to san francisco police, police want you to keep an eye out for this man. he has a special haircut with a fish design on one side and a lightning bolt on the other side. police say oliver used gas from a cancer at the couple's home and he doused his girlfriend with that gas and set her on fire in the middle of street. they identified her as star lamar. her sister said t
police chief howard jordan and other supporters. people are upset about a police tactic called stop and frisk, a method supported by l.a.'s former police chief. chief jordan wants to hire him as a consultant. >> ask yourself why people in this room are so willing to risk going to jail by shouting out and screaming. because they know there's something fundamentally wrong with the oakland police department. >> just remember this, okay. i'm the police chief. i'm the guy that gets to decide what practice we're going to do and how we're going to do it. i'm the person that's going to be held accountable. >> the plan also includes more funding for the police academy to train new officers as well as the hiring of 11 alameda county sheriff's deputies for violent suppression efforts. the city council will vote on the issue next tuesday. >>> more shake-ups in the white house cabinet as president obama helds into his second term. today interior secretary ken salazar announced he is stepping down. he's the latest cabinet secretary to exit the administration following secretary of state hillary c
not belong to a missing youngster mccay la garrett. shewas kidnapped in 1988. it wasduring that time that the so-called speed freak murders dumped victims body in the valley. the bone matches a previously identified victim but the name is not being released yet. . >> the alameda county sheriff's department has arrested a man with 34 pounds of processed marijuana. what's so unusual is deputies say that marijuana was being guarded by this guy, a five foot alligator. the gatorwas found in a plexiglass tank. deputies arrested the owner and the alligator was taken to the oakland zoo. >> it's one thing to find marijuana but that's another thing. >> all right some light rain is moving through the bay area. bill martin is tracking it. what's it looking like bill. >> some light showers all around the bay area. the storyhere is going be cold. cold airdoesn't hold a lot of water, that's why we aren't seeing a lot of rain flt you can see over toward alameda you have some showers. . >> the showers have been going on for the last couple of hours. we head south and you have a few sprinkles. th
to quiet down. a police tactic called stop and frisk. it is supported by bill bratton former l.a. police chief. bratton who has helped reduce crime in l.a. and new york city would be hired z a consultant for $250,000. but some community members said it would be a waste of money. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say, why don't you go and have howard jordan buy his book on amazon for $18. >> the city of oakland cannot afford the lawsuits that will follow this. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we never have. we have worked very hard to build this relationship between the community. >> reporter: the plan would also include more funding for the police academy to train new officers and hiring 20 police service technicians. the measure would have the most impact is the hiring of 11 alameda county sheriffs deputies for up to 180 days for violent suppression efforts. all of these votes came from two council members in the wake of massive shooting in an eight day stretch that left six people dead. the council will vote rob the herb -- will vote on the issue next tuesday. live fro
much more coming up at 5:45. >>> new this morning an alarming wakeup call in the south bay. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose where police suspect someone set a house on fire. janine. >> reporter: we're here in willow glen. this neighborhood is a safe neighborhood. looks like an upper middle class neighborhood. two and a half hours ago police and firefighters were called here to this house because it appears that somebody set the door of the house on fire. i don't know if you can tell there it's a little dark but the door is discolored. that is because it has been blackened from the fire. firefighters were called here for a report of a house on fire. when they arrived they found the front door in flames. it was quickly extinguished and the three people inside were unharmed. they determined somebody threw a flammable liquid on the door and then they it will it on fire. >> they were kind of shaken up over the ordeal. this is something that is not normal and they don't know why it happened to them. and they were sleeping at the time. they woke up to a small commotion like a bang on the
downtown san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today in colorado, the final prosecution witness will be called in a hearing on whether the suspected colorado movie theater gunman is competent to stand trial. a detective is due to testify about james holmes' strange behavior after he was arrested. his testimony comes a day after some chilling 911 calls were played in the courtroom. >> shooting at century theaters. they are saying somebody is shooting in the auditorium. >> now, that detective is expected to say that holmes prevended that bags on his hands were puppets. he also says holmes tried to jam a staple into an electrical outlet and that the pupils of his eyes were dilated. southland. we'll take you live to the courthouse in aurora, colorado in our next hour. >>> colleges all over california are preparing for the possibility of a school shooting. coming up at 7:47, the drill for more than dozen two schools that simulated a mass shooting on campus. >>> 7:35. city college of san francisco will likely miss an important deadline to avoid losing its accredita
businesses about 8:00 a.m. this morning. ktvu's janine de la vega tells us what was found inside that truck. >> reporter: firefighters surveyed through the debris inside this store called up in smoke. employees stood back speechless as they watched them trying to pull this van out. the van was stolen at 2:00 a.m. >> there were reports that called in saying they saw it speeding down the road with a tire off, sparks flying. >> reporter: this morning a passerby watched as the van plunged into had store. inside a couple of 12paction of beer were -- 12 packs of beer were found. >> they had alcohol. they were probably dui and that probably contributed to them running into a business. >> reporter: both businesses are left to clean up the mess. this is only one of two vans they owe and this will cost them. >> we are speechless. we had the pet expo this weekend, i don't know now. >> we just remodeled it. we got a lot of stuff in there worth a lot of money and now with the water, i am sure he is disappointed. >> reporter: the damage here is unknown how long the store will remain closed. janine de la
show you a better glimpse of him. they are also hoping that people call into the police department for with tips if they have any information 0en this case -- on this case. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> the president is expected to outline several executive actions he can take without congressional approval and then he will lay out the measures he wants congress to tackle. the president is expected to call on congress to ban assault weapons and limit high-capacity ammunition clips. coming up at 7:15, we'll have a live report from our washington, d.c. newsroom with a special guest who will money the -- join the president as he makes his announcement this morning. >>> developing news out of london, england this morning. a helicopter crashed on a crowded street right during rush hour. ryan flores live in our newsroom now to show us these incredible pictures and tell us what happened. >> we've been following this story all morning long. at the time of the crash, it was very foggy. the pilot tried to land at a nearby airport but he didn't make it. of
plan at a news conference this afternoon. the senators will call for increased border security, a guest worker program, and a pass to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently here in the united states. tomorrow president obama travels to las vegas where he will also push for immigration reform. >>> time now 4:45. and today president obama will also meet with police chiefs from three communities that experienced mass shootings last year. it's part of his administration push to address gun violence. the communities invited include aurora, colorado. oak creek, wisconsin where six people died in a sikh temple assault. and newtown, connecticut where 26 people were killed. >>> a report this morning says japan's government eased its safety standards to help fast track the boeing 787 which is now grounded. japan's two biggest airlines pressed the tokyo government. japanese companies also supplied one-third of the components of the dream liner and today the joint u.s. and japanese information into the battery fires shifts its focus to the company that makes the battery monitor
is coached by the older brother john and two brothers will be facing off on what some are calling harbaugh bowl. tickets start at 21 $100 and we even found one going to the 50- yard seat. you will hear what he said to his teammates just before the win. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well about a dozen people were arrested after fans spilled on to the streets following the 49ers big victory. this is the scene in the mission district late last night yesterday shortly after the thrilling victory in the nfc championship game. they took people of the people into the public but police did everything following the world series in the fall. for more click on the nfc championship tab with coach harbaugh and team players. >> some good stuff to check out. time now 6:38 is now a good time to ride on 880. >> you will find a lot of the areas doing well and traffic begins to look got a and if you are driving it should be a nice drive for you. bart is on a saturday schedule and keep that in mind if you are taking bart anywhere, most areas are on a weekend system and parking will be en
protected you might have to make several phone calls. we did call a rite aid that is not open 24 hours but on the recording they did mention they have the flu vaccine available. reporting live janine de la vega. >>> time now 6:35. movie and tv stars were honored in los angeles at last nights golden globe awards. reporter jd carr gill is live in los angeles to tell us about the ceremony and winners. >> reporter: that is right. good morning. you know there was no stone left unturned last night at the golden globe awards. there was the red carpet, the glits, glamour. even an american president on hand at the 70th annual golden globes. a night of stars, surprises, and so what to oscar. argo won the top award for film best drama and ben affleck scored best director. >> i don't care what the award is when i they put your name next to the names she just read off it's an extraordinary thing. >> reporter: les miserable is best picture. >> thank you for this lovely blunt object that i will forever more use as a weapon against self-doubt. >> reporter: zero dark 30 jessica won for best dramatic ac
of the story at 7:30. >>> an alarming wakeup call to a family in san jose. they woke up to flames. janine de la vega is live at the scene. you say police think this is deliberate. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning. this is an upper middle-class neighborhood with homes well over a million dollars. for some reason or another, the home right here has been targeted. here you can see yellow paint. this was from an earlier incident. the latest one happened this morning. here you can see in the entryway of this house, it's all black as well as the door. there's smoke damage there. that's because it was lit on fire. police and firefighters came to glenwood avenue at around -- at around 3:00 this morning. they say the husband, wife and adult daughter herd a commotion. they walked out to find their front door was on fire. the homeowner was able to put it out before firefighters arrived. he told us that the morning before his daughter's ford focus was vandalized. the person who did this, apparently they left the screwdriver behind. the homeowner is completely rattled. he didn't want to be id
. >> reporter: apple's stock has taken a significant hit in recent months. some are calling this report for apple the most significant in a decade. reporting live from palo alto, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> meanwhile, new court records show steve jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit if a rifle company said he -- if a rival company said it would consider approaching apple employees. the workers claim the other tech if firms confired to eliminate competition for top workers as a way to hold down salaries. the judge is considering whether to to a -- to allow this to become a class-action lawsuit. >>> supporters have pushed the idea of illegal immigrants getting driver's licenses. latinos are projected to make up a majority of the california population by 2025. >>> and if you plan on parking in san francisco this weekend, be sure to bring some change. starting this sunday, parking patrol officers were write tickets. they have been writing warnings for expired meters between noon and 6:p.m. enforcing meters will create more turnover for parking spaces and it's also expect
crashed into a store. ktvu's janine de la vega just arrived on the scene. janine? >> reporter: we're here at 85. right behind me, you can see a tow truck is pulling out this mobile dog spa, grooming van. it's called just for paws. it has gone and completely crashed into this smoke shop here located into this strip mall i just spoke with police a short time ago and they tell me that this accident all happened at 6:30 this morning. and apparently what happened is somebody who works for the just for paws mobile spa company left this unit basically unattended, was warming it up either in a parking lot or their driveway. when they came out, they found it was stolen. next thing you know, a couple of hours later, police say that they get a call from somebody passing by saying that this van has just crashed into the smoke shop called up in smoke and they saw four young men running away from the van. we don't know if anybody was hurt. as far as we know, the four suspects have not been caught. just a lot of damage left over here in this smoke shop. we just got here so we haven't been able to speak
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